Just a generation ago, deciding on cremation for a loved one was something that entailed not only physically traveling to the place where the process took place, or to the funeral home that set it up. On top of that, the emotional pain of performing this task was something that may people sought to reduce... Read More »
After the death of a loved one, bringing together family and friends to either collectively grieve over the loss and to recall memorable moments in the life of the deceased is a wonderful way to pay tribute to their memory.
After a cremation has been completed, the remains are returned to the next of kin in the container of their choosing. In many cases, that could be an urn or other keepsake that will likely remain undisturbed in a person’s residence.
Only a quarter century ago, cremation was still looked upon as a taboo subject, and shouldn’t be considered when making a determination on a loved one’s final resting place. At that time, approximately only 17 percent of those families opted for this process.
Even though a decision might been made in favor of cremation for a loved one, the possibility of additional questions about the entire process is inevitable. That’s because the concept of a Dallas-Fort Worth cremation is something that many people may be unfamiliar with, and they’d like some clarity to ease their mind.
The rising cost of burials has resulted in a large increase in the consideration of cremation as a final option. Not only is it more convenient for those closest to the deceased, since it eliminates traveling to a final resting place to pay respects, but there’s also the chance to save money on cremation, due... Read More »
Although cremation is becoming a more popular option for disposing of a loved one’s remains, some of the terminology associated with cremation may be unfamiliar. A “crematorium” generally refers to the facility where cremations take place. During cremation, the remains of a deceased person are placed in a cremation chamber, called a retort, where they... Read More »
When people come to Lone Star Cremation to request our services in honoring the memory of their deceased loved one, they will occasionally ask: Is a casket required for cremation? Technically, the answer is no, but that comes with this caveat: the deceased does need to be cremated in a covered container that’s leak-proof, rigid,... Read More »
The death of a loved one means finding the proper farewell for them, taking into account their wishes before dying or assessing their overall approach to life if death came unexpectedly. Adapting this to a final event such as cremation services means having someone with plenty of experience in the field, something that Lone Star... Read More »